Month: December 2011

078 TMTC Chris Mattmann – OODT/NASA

Chris Mattmann is a Software Engineer at NASA's JPL. He's the VP of OODT in the Apache Software Foundation and an adjunct professor at USC. OODT is a framework for managing data from multiple sources and adding them to other data sources for different purposes (like a database and a search engine.) It manages hundreds…

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077 TMTC Karl Wright – ManifoldCF

Today I am joined by Karl Wright, Nokia engineer, ManifoldCF developer and author of ManifoldCF in action. We discuss ManifoldCF, an Apache Incubator project, its beginnings, its purpose and its inner workings.

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Upgrading JotRod to Rails 3.1.3

When preparing to add some layout features to JotRod, I realized it was a Rails 3.0.9 application. Here’s a quick rundown on upgrading to Rails 3.1.3. Download 164.7 MB Download (iPod & iPhone) 37.9 MB Take the 2011 Readers Survey

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076 TMTC Pranta Das and Bhaskar Sunkara (AppDynamics)

AppDynamics is a company that provides a monitoring solution for .NET and Java platforms. I spoke with the VP of Engineering and one of the developers of the AppDynamics platform to dig into how they instrument your Java or .NET code and some of the tricks for following transactions from beginning to end. There were…

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Followers and Following

In order to get someone a timeline in JotRod, we need followers and following lists to compile the Jots from. This means that we need to add a new ColumnFamily called Followers and another one called Following. We don’t have the joins capability from relational databases to do this for us. I’m going to hijack…

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